Featured Destination: Santa Barbara, California

Belmond El Encanto
Our Exclusive Amenities for 2018

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability 
  • Continental breakfast daily, for up to two in room guests, served in the restaurant or via room service 
  • $100 USD hotel credit, to be utilized during stay. Valid on food, beverage and spa treatments (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Santa Barbara, California

Boutique wineries, coastal sailing trips, polo matches: there is a vast array of things to do in Santa Barbara. Catch your favorite band just moments away from Belmond El Encanto at Santa Barbara Bowl, a famed outdoor amphitheater offering a superb line-up of spring, summer and fall concerts for music lovers. Spend the afternoon exploring Santa Barbara’s Urban Wine Trail via a series of nearby tasting rooms, or journey to Santa Ynez Valley, just a 30-minute drive away, where you will find 270 wineries producing regional favorites. Outdoor activities are abundant in Santa Barbara, whether you are surfing the day away, paddle boarding along the coast at sunset, watching California gray whales from a sailboat or taking electric bikes into fashionable downtown to browse the eclectic boutiques. Santa Barbara is the perfect setting to unwind.

Belmond El Encanto

Nestled between lush green mountains and a crystal blue sea, Belmond El Encanto sits atop a Santa Barbara hill just minutes away from exquisite restaurants, fine galleries, boutique wineries and a beautiful coastline. A Forbes Five-Star resort, Belmond El Encanto has been meticulously restored to capture the grace and romance that endeared it to the local community and visitors alike. Choose from 92 suites and bungalows that dot seven acres of pristine gardens and enjoy sweeping ocean and Santa Barbara views. Restored original architectural is complemented by modern additions, including a zero-edge swimming pool and lavish spa. Sumptuous contemporary California cuisine will delight all palates with organic and locally sourced ingredients. The hotel offers the ultimate secluded retreat, creating a luxurious and authentic ambience for romance and rediscovery.